Lea Spring Regatta 2015

On Sunday 26th April some of our rowers headed up to The Lea for our first regatta of the season. While the weather wasn’t always cooperative, we had 6 Gravesend crews that competed in good spirits. Patrick Mitchell took 2nd in the Novice Single Sculls, with the Page sisters claiming …

Schools Head of the River 2015

On Monday 16th March our W.J17.4+ from Mayfield Grammar School ventured up to London to compete in the prestigious Schools Head – a Head Race along the River Thames from Chiswick Bridge to Putney. The long day was a tiring one, but they completed the course in 24:43, climbing from …

Maidstone Small Boats Head 2015

On Sunday 8th March 2015 we headed to the tranquil River Medway for the 2500m Head Race hosted by Maidstone Invicta Rowing Club. The weather was suburb and a fun day of racing was had by all.  More importantly, however, we would like to congratulate our W.Nov.4+ (pictured) for winning their category! Full Gravesend Results: …

Greenwich Head Race 2015

On Sunday 22nd February Gravesend Rowing Club too to the water at the Greenwich Head Race – our first race of 2015! With our Senior Men’s 4+ and our Juniors Women’s 4+ ready to compete, we powered through the Head of the River length course through the cold and wind. …

Scouts at GRC!

On Friday 30th January we were joined by 1st Windmill Hill Scout Group.   The two hour session flew by with Scouts, Explorers, Leaders and Rowers enjoying the experience. After a quick ergo demonstration, the Scouts (and their leaders!) were put to the test through two team races – quite …

Autumn learn-to-row course

Our next course will start at 11:00 on Sunday 12 October 2014 and take place over 6 Sundays. It consists of an introductory session, then 5 outings on the Thames in our coastal quads, plus a capsize drill at Cygnets in Northfleet. We will also give you an introduction to …

Summer fixtures 2014

Here are the main events we plan to compete at this spring and summer. 27 April – Lea Spring Regatta 11 May – Ball Cup (junior competition held at Dorney Lake) 17 May – Putney Town Regatta 31 May & 1 June – Peterborough Regatta (2-day multi-lane event with camping) …